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Massachusetts firefighters battle stubborn 3-alarm house fire

The fire damaged two neighboring three-deckers and sent thick smoke into the night sky above the small strip of houses that runs behind Shrewsbury Street.

2 multi-family homes destroyed, 2 firefighters hurt in four-alarm fire

Lynn Fire Chief Stephen Archer said the fire started at 1-3 Moulton St. shortly before 7 p.m. and quickly spread next door to 5 Moulton. By 8 p.m., large portions of both triple decker homes had collapsed and Archer feared the heavy flames would spread to a third building as well.

Connecticut apartment went up in flames after hand sanitizer fueled fire...

Hartford police believe a fire that tore through an apartment building and killed a 50-year-old man started when 28-year-old Destiny Waite lit a bottle of hand sanitizer afire and threw it at her girlfriend shortly before 1:30 a.m. Sunday, according to NBC News.

California firefighters battle 4-alarm blaze for hours at a pallet yard

Firefighters were battling a four-alarm blaze Tuesday after a yard full of wooden pallets and used tires caught fire, fire officials said.

200 Firefighters respond to California brush fire that has forced residents...

A brush fire that broke out in the Santa Ana River bottom in Norco, Calif., quickly grew to 100 acres, forcing nearby residents to evacuate.

Florida man sets hospital bed on fire to get attention from...

A New Smyrna Beach man was annoyed that the nurses in the hospital were ignoring him.

5 New York firefighters injured in garage fire set off by...

Five firefighters were brought to the hospital following a structure fire last night in Middlefield, according to Otsego County Sheriff Richard J. Devlin Jr.

Gas leak prompts emergency response during American Idol auditions in Oregon

Katy Perry collapsed during American Idol auditions in Oregon, and firefighters responded to what turned out to be a gas leak.

Dramatic video shows officer rescuing driver trapped in burning car after...

An Elk Grove Police officer is being hailed as a hero after the department released video that shows him helping rescue a driver from his car after a fiery crash.

Swarm of bees sends 5 people to the hospital including 2...

A swarm of bees near Pasadena City College sent five people to the hospital and shut down Colorado Boulevard on Thursday afternoon.